{FREE} Chunky Throw Blanket Knitting Pattern : Snuggled Up

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Free chunky knit blanket knitting pattern made with affordable jumbo yarn!

I adore the chunky throws made with roving yarn in fancy magazines and in pretty Instagram photos. They’re so beautiful… and expensive. I’ve been looking for a more affordable alternative. I finally found it!

I like to use this throw blanket as a meditation cushion too. I have hardwood floors, which are not known for their warmth or coziness. The first time I sat on this throw to meditate my body sighed with relief. It kept me warm, even though the floor was cold, and it was so comfy, my ankles thanked me.

This was a great project to give my hands a break from thinner yarn, but keep them busy while knitflixing. I paced myself and knit 1 skein a day, so it took me 5 days to complete.

 

About:

Available Sizes: One

Size: Throw Blanket

Pattern Format: Written Pattern, No Chart

Pattern Language: English

Skill Level: Beginner

PDF Format: Printer & Mobile Friendly

 

Techniques:

Knit Flat {Back & Forth}

Knit & Purl Stitches

Clean Edge

 

Materials:

Yarn Weight: Jumbo

Yardage: 135 – 145 yards {123 – 132 meters}

Suggested Yarn: Red Heart Irresistible

Needle Size: US 50 {25mm} Knitting Needles with a 24″ {60cm} Cable

 

Alternative Yarn:

Mainstays Chenille Chunky Yarn is a great alternative to roving wool.

 

Details:

Measurements: 41 1/2″ x 46″ {105cm x 117cm}

Gauge: 3 3/4 STS & 4 rows per 4” {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below

 

Notes:

Not reversible

CO edge is the width

Knit using the seed & stockinette knit stitches

Knit flat, back & forth, on circular needles

A circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of CO stitches

 

Pattern, Knit Flat {Back & Forth}:

CO 29 STS

Top Border:

Row 1 {WS}: WYIF S1PW *K1, P1* K1, WYIF S1PW

Row 2 {RS}: K1TBL *K1, P1* K1, K1TBL

Row 3 {WS}: Repeat row 1

Row 4 {RS}: Repeat row 2

Row 5 {WS}: Repeat row 1

 

Middle:

Row 6 {RS}: K1TBL, [K1, P1 twice], Knit until the last 5 STS, [P1, K1 twice], K1TBL

Row 7 {WS}: WYIF S1PW, [K1, P1 twice], Purl until the last 5 STS, [P1, K1 twice], WYIF S1PW

Repeat rows 6-7 for 37 rows, approx 42″ from CO edge, or desired length.

Repeat row 6 one more time.

 

Bottom Border:

Row 1 {WS}: WYIF S1PW *K1, P1* K1, WYIF S1PW

Row 2 {RS}: K1TBL *K1, P1* K1, K1TBL

Row 3 {WS}: Repeat Row 1

Row 4 {RS}: Repeat Row 2

Row 5 {WS}: BO in the Row 1 pattern

 

Weave in the ends.

Block, if desired.

 

Abbreviations:

* – * – repeat between *

BO – bind-off in pattern

CO – cast-on {long-tail cast-on method}

K – knit stitches {K1 means to knit 1 stitch}

K1TBL – knit 1 stitch through the back loop

P – purl stitches {P2 means to purl 2 stitches}

RS – right side

S1PW – slip one stitch purl-wise

STS – stitches

WS – wrong side

WYIF – with yarn in front

 

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